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January 2018

CNB Travel: Many of Philly's Finest Attractions Are Free—Or Almost

PHILADELPHIA, PA--When it comes to visiting Philadelphia, some of the best things to see and do are free, or close to it. For families and budget-conscious travelers eager to explore the region, that’s great news. Check out the city’s many low-cost or no-cost attractions, including historic Independence Hall, student recitals at... Read more →


Billy Joel Coming to Citizens Bank Park; Tickets on Sale

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Philadelphia Phillies and Live Nation announced today that Billy Joel will return to Citizens Bank Park on Friday, July 27th, 2018. This summer marks Joel as the first artist ever to perform for a record breaking five consecutive years at the Philadelphia stadium and the most ever live performances by... Read more →


New Jersey’s gambling problem is bad, likely to get worse | pressofatlanticcity.com

State and federal officials waited too long to aggressively combat opioid addiction. That made the crisis more destructive and required the harder work of rolling it back instead of preventing it. They seem to be making a similar mistake about gambling addiction. That might already be at crisis levels, especially in... Read more →


NJ Students Make Dean's List at Mount St. Mary's University

EMMITSBURG, MD (01/25/2018)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce that 635 students earned dean's list honors for the fall 2017 semester. They include Samantha Barry of Williamstown Lauren Bogardus of Southampton Caitriona Brady of Swedesboro Anna Caracciolo of Haddon Heights Ryan Carroll of Marlton Grace Crane of Logan Township... Read more →


Blackwood Resident Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of a Child

WOODBURY, NJ (January 29, 2018)--Gary Drach, age 52, of Blackwood NJ, pleaded guilty today to sexually assaulting a girl in Deptford Township NJ between 1992 and 1993 when she was under the age of 13 and he was at least four years older than the victim. As a result of the... Read more →


Homeowner Series 2018: Breath of Spring Pansy Centerpiece Make and Take

BREATH OF SPRING PANSY (source Pinterest) Brighten your winter day with a taste of Spring indoors. Gather with us to build a lovely Valentine's Day pansy basket to take home and display. The cost is $20.00. The event will take place on February 10, 2018 , 10 am to 11:30 am,... Read more →


Pennsylvania AG Warns Public of Super Bowl Scams

AG Shapiro: “Don’t get played by a scam artist” when buying tickets or related merchandise HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro and his Bureau of Consumer Protection today warned Pennsylvanians to be alert for scams when purchasing Super Bowl LII tickets or other products relating to the event. Consumers and sports... Read more →


National Marriage Week February 7-14 and World Marriage Day February 11

PHILADELPHIA PA --Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has encouraged the clergy and faithful throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia to join in the observance of National Marriage Week (February 7-14) and World Marriage Day (February 11). Sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), these initiatives celebrate the... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Things I've Learned

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet I’ve learned a lot of stuff during my lifetime. Most of it can be condensed into ten handy statements that all have a common thread. Here they are in order of importance. To me, anyway: 10. Nothing can be unsaid. Don’t say it. Just shut up. Tell... Read more →


NJ Residents Among Wilkes University Dean's List

WILKES-BARRE, PA (01/23/2018)-- Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the Fall 2017 Semester. To be named to the Dean's List, students must obtain a minimum 3.4 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits. Sarah Birchmeier of Cherry Hill, N.J. (08003) Austin Kubin of Chesterfield,... Read more →


DATE CHANGE - Special January Speakers at Kiwanis Club

HADDONFIELD: The public is invited to lunch with the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons on February 2 to munch and dialog with this special guest speaker, rescheduled from January 26: Amanda Parks, Community Development Manager of the American Cancer Society Northeast Region, will address their various childhood cancer research programs and... Read more →


17 Year-Old Male Charged with the Murder of Mays Landing Teenager

MAYS LANDING – A 17 year-old male is charged in connection to the fatal shooting of a 16 year-old on Friday, January 26, 2018, in Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 6:19 p.m., on Friday, January 26, 2018, Egg Harbor Township Police received a 911 call... Read more →


2018 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Since 1983, May 25th has been proclaimed as National Missing Children’s Day. For years the U.S. Department of Justice has had a nationwide poster contest for 5th graders to promote awareness among teacher, parents, and children about child safety. This nationwide poster contest is held in the beginning of the year... Read more →


*CNB Business: These are the best injury and medical malpractice lawyers

RELATED: CNB Business News CNBNews Staff This is a very sensitive case. Losing a child is not easy and sometimes it can be hard for people to cope with this tragedy. The family feels devastated, confused and hurt when it comes to doctors who injure kids. They become empty and are... Read more →


First Responders/Police Appreciation and Ecumenical Service Mass February 10 at St. Mary's

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (JANUARY 29, 2018)(CNBNEWSnet)--Saturday, February 10 there will be a First Responders Appreciation and Ecumenical service held at St. Mary's Church at 10 AM. All active and retired police and firemen and first responders, and their families are invited to attend. This is for first responders of ALL faiths... Read more →


Patriots vs. Eagles: Unalike but similar for Super Bowl LII

A look at some key similarities between the Patriots and Eagles this season: --- New England Patriots - Down and ... out? ... . ——— Philadelphia Eagles — Down and ... out? The Eagles entered the Dec. 4 game at Seattle on a nine-game winning streak, averaging 31.9 points per game.... Read more →


New Jersey Nuclear Bailout Bill Adds Clean-Energy Initiatives - Power Engineering

TRENTON, New Jersey — New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a rewritten bill to financially CNBNEWS files bail out the state's nuclear power plants, adding clean-energy initiatives and crediting Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy for the changes. The new legislation, unveiled by Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney and Democratic Sen. Bob Smith,... Read more →


Obituary: Katherine J. Napoli of Sicklerville, Owner of Napoli Speciality Shop

Katherine “Katie” J. Napoli on January 26, 2018 of Sicklerville, formerly Woodlynne, Age 94. Beloved wife of the late Angelo. Devoted mother of Joanna Shute, Frank Napoli (Rosaana Lamson) and Nancy Pedrick (Kirk). Loving grandmother of Michael Shute (Colleen) and William Shute (Susan). Dear great grandmother of Mia, Ryan, Mason, Lillian... Read more →


New Jersey Students Named to University of Dayton Fall 2017 Dean's List

DAYTON, OH (01/26/2018)-- The following local students made the University of Dayton fall 2017 dean's list for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester. Erin Butrica of Haddon Township Emily Devoto of Marlton Lewis Forman of Sicklerville Kaity McKenna of Mount Laurel The University of Dayton is a top-tier, national,... Read more →


Obituary: Beverley E. Sharp, age 79 of Ft. Wayne, IN, formerly of Gloucester City

On January 22, 2018 (nee Farr) of Ft. Wayne, IN, formerly of Gloucester City, NJ, age 79. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert (aka Awesome Bob), loving mother of Stormy Sharp and the late Kenneth Farr, and dear sister of Karen DiPaolo. She is also survived by her... Read more →


*Become a Rutgers Master Gardener of Camden County

Do you want to increase your knowledge of the garden? Are you a novice gardener who wants to learn more? The Rutgers Master Gardener Course runs from February thru April 9:00 am until noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Last day to register is January 31. This science-based course is located at... Read more →


*CNB Business News: How are companies that are buying houses doing their job

CNBNews Staff Here’s here is how to sell your house traditionally: Talk to agents who know your neighbourhood look at the comps and net sheets that they give you Make them tell you how are they going to market your house and ask them to do it in detail - this... Read more →


Christie frees killer — victim’s shocked family left asking why | nj1015.com

But prosecutors never believed Pyatt was a battered woman who acted in self-defense. Neither did CNBNews files the Ocean County jury, which found her guilty of murder. A judge sentenced her to 40 years in prison. Now, 25 years later, McGowan’s loved ones are reliving the pain. Earlier this month, they... Read more →


*Carino South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame to Induct Eight Greats!

The Albert Carino Basketball Club of South Jersey has announced their selections to be inducted into the South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, February 11th. Bill Hiltner, Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee, said the ceremony will begin at 5:30 P.M. at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and... Read more →


National Youth Wrestling Duals in Wildwood

2/09/2018 - 2/11/2018 National Youth Wrestling Duals Wildwoods Convention Center. The Atlantic Coast Wrestling Association hosts an elementary and middle school wrestling tournament for grades 2 through 8, with over 1,500 wrestlers! FRI: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; SAT: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; SUN: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Times... Read more →


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Bill "Wibby" Yeager, Formerly of Gloucester City, GHS Alumnus, Antique Car Enthusiast

MILFORD, Delaware (January 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- William J. "Wibby" Yeager passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Bill Wibby Yeager early 1950's (CNBNews files) Nov. 29, 2017 at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital. He was 80 years-old. William was born in Philadelphia, Pa. son of the late William and Adele (Roland) Yeager. He resided in Philadelphia,... Read more →


Alfredo Valedes Jr., Owner of T-N-T Medical Supplies Sentenced for Stealing from Medicaid

TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced that the owner of a Hudson County medical equipment supply store was sentenced today to prison for fraudulently billing the Medicaid program more than $100,000 for medical supplies never provided to patients. Alfredo Valdes, Jr.,... Read more →


Vicki Rowland Named Board President of Animal Welfare Federation of New Jersey

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Animal Welfare Federation of New Jersey has recently announced Vicki Rowland, Executive Director of the Camden County Animal Shelter (CCAS), as its new board president. Rowland has ten years of experience in animal welfare that involves management, marketing and public relations, strategic planning, and fundraising development.... Read more →


Thomas Toy, of Elmer Indicted for Illegal Storage and Disposal of Hazardous Waste

RELATED: CNB Business News GLASSBORO, NJ--The former owner and president of a Glassboro, New Jersey, drum reconditioning company was indicted today for allegedly illegally storing and disposing of hazardous waste, U.S Attorney Craig Carpenito and Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the... Read more →


CNB Travel: Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Minute: Cameron County

This is the 10th in a series of 13 new Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Minutes for the 2017-2018 television broadcast season. These segments highlight events and attractions in Clarion, Elk, Jefferson, Forest, and Cameron Counties, and they are broadcast nationally on the TV series “Friends in Wild Places” on AT&T SportsNet and... Read more →


*CNB Business: Here’s how to defend false allegations of domestic violence

CNBNEWS STAFF False allegations of domestic violence are a serious thing that can affect people in so many ways, sometimes even ruining their lives, by losing their jobs, their loved ones, too and the trust of the rest of the community. Why are False Domestic Violence Accusations such a big deal... Read more →


NJ Congressman Gottheimer Hails Tax Cut Wins for New Jersey Families, Seniors, and Businesses

Above: Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hails his tax cut wins for New Jersey families alongside CIANJ President Anthony Russo and HINJ CEO Dean Paranicas. Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer hailed new tax cut wins for New Jersey families, seniors, and businesses by discussing the recently passed, bipartisan legislation to cut the Health... Read more →


Multi-County Serial Burglary Suspect Arrested - Responsible for at least 70 Commercial Burglaries

HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ (January 28, 2018)--The Haddon Township Police Department announces that on Thursday, January 25, 2018, Detective Sergeant Joseph Johnston, Detective Mark Pagano and Detective Timothy Hak successfully concluded a lengthy investigation into numerous commercial burglaries all committed by one suspect throughout the State of New Jersey. Taken into custody... Read more →


Two Sentenced in Connection with Largest Seizure of Super-Potent Opioid Fentanyl in NJ

New Jersey State Police seized 100 pounds of fentanyl, which could have yielded 18 million lethal doses TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that two men have been sentenced to prison in connection with a record-setting seizure last year by the New Jersey State Police of the super-potent synthetic opioid... Read more →


Gloucester City to Celebrate Irish Heritage with Andy Cooney and Shauna McStravock in Concert

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 28, 2018)The City of Gloucester City is inviting everyone to join them as they celebrate Irish Heritage and Gloucester City’s 150th Anniversary at the 2018 Irish Month Celebrations. On Friday, March 9th, The Enchanted Music of Ireland starring Andy Cooney with special guest Shauna McStravock will be... Read more →


SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILLY CELEBRATE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK

The National Catholic Schools Week 2018 Theme: “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed” The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will join in the national observance of Catholic Schools Week January 28, 2018 – February 3, 2018. Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of the Christ-centered, faith-based education that students receive in the... Read more →


Route 30 to be closed overnight next week for PSE&G utility work in Camden County

Traffic to be detoured for electrical work (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced Route 30/White Horse Pike will be closed overnight in both directions at Evesham Avenue next week for PSE&G utility work in Magnolia Township, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. Monday, January 29 until... Read more →


*CNB BUSINESS: Here are 5 helpful tips to use when choosing an auto accident attorney

CNBNews Staff Nothing is beautiful when it comes to accidents. You might get hurt. Actually, lots of people can get hurt, even those who were just watching. You may get overwhelmed by the emotions after the accident, or even worse. After the event, you will need to choose some Auto Accident... Read more →


New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Will Sue the Federal Government over GOP Tax Bill

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have launched a coalition to sue the federal government to challenge the new GOP tax bill that eliminates full state and local tax deductibility. This provision effectively preempts the states' ability to govern by reducing the ability... Read more →


*CNB BUSINESS NEWS: Have a safe and comfortable home with Mandin Electrical

CNBNews Staff We’d all want a safe and comfy house where we can find our place and relax, especially if you’ve had a bad and long day. The basic stuff that you need for a house to be a home – cleaning, running water, electricity is indispensable and also taken for... Read more →


J.C. Penney Closing Another New Jersey Store

J.C. Penney, an anchor for 60 years at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, will close on March 10, according to a recording on the store's phone line. The retailer's exit coincides with the departure of the Best Buy store, which is expected to move out its location on mall... Read more →


Guest Opinion: The First New Jersey Governor to Prioritize Non-New Jerseyans

Phil Murphy is working overtime in his first days as governor to help illegal aliens continue breaking U.S. law, Save Jerseyans. There's no other way to accurately describe it, but it's not exactly a surprise either; he told us that non-New Jerseyans would be his top priority as New Jersey governor... Read more →


New Jersey Governor Rushed to Highland Park Church to Save Illegal Immigrants from ICE

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy rushed to a sanctuary church for immigrants in New Jersey on Thursday after two Indonesians were arrested by the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, while a third sought refuge in the church. “We came right over here when we could. We have to find a way... Read more →


New Jersey Residents Named to Ithaca College Fall Semester Dean's List

ITHACA, NY (01/24/2018)-- Ithaca College congratulates students named to the Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester. Tyler Sapp of Columbus (08022), a Acting major, was named to the Dean's List in the School of Humanities and Sciences. Drew Lapinski of Medford (08055), a Business Administration major, was named to the... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: The Formerly Abused Dog

Dawn Watson I cnbnewsnet If you have recently adopted a dog from a shelter or a rescue, you may already know some of his history. That history may be one of abuse or neglect. Giving a formerly-abused dog a loving home is a wonderful thing. However, there are a few things... Read more →


New Jersey Residents Named to The University of Scranton Fall 2017 Dean's List

SCRANTON, PA (01/23/2018)-- Local residents were among more than 1,600 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2017 fall semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours... Read more →